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Our Global Health Crisis and What You Can Do To Change It

We are in the midst of a global health crisis. Despite all of the advances in Pharmaceutical drugs and in our healthcare system, we are a nation that is sicker and weaker than we have ever been. America needs a new prescription for it's healthcare and it is not in the form of a pill. […]... Read More
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Green Cleaning: How to Keep Your Home Clean Naturally

I do my best to keep my house clean. It may not always be tidy but I like to feel like it is clean: the counters wiped, floors swept, toilet bowl cleaned and so on. I know a lot of people that feel this way and make an effort to do the same with their home. […]... Read More
The Future of Food

3 Ways to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods

As many of you know by now, I am a strong supporter of buying local, organic produce as often as possible, or, growing your own. There are several reasons I personally do this and recommend it to others. Reasons like; greater health benefits, less exposure to pesticides, and supporting sustainable agriculture practices. It is not always […]... Read More
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Empty Foods, False Promises: A Look at Artificial Sweeteners and What Sweeteners to Eat

Have you, like many people today, been a long-time consumer of artificial sweeteners? Do you reach for the "pink stuff" to sweeten your coffee and tea? Do you sprinkle the yellow packet on your morning cereal? Humans love sweet things. This is true going back hundreds and thousands of years from traditional people who ate […]... Read More
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Don’t Forget to Wash Your Hands & Your Vegetables Before You Eat!

Think about all the things you touched today – from the telephone to the toilet. Maybe you coughed in your hand and then took out the trash. Whatever you did today, you came in contact with germs. If you aren't washing your hands, those germs could easily end up in your mouth, especially when you […]... Read More
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Make Your Time in the Kitchen Go the Distance!

Do you desire to make healthy, home-cooked meals for your family but feel you don't have the time? Are you frequently waiting till the last minute to decide what's for dinner and end up picking up or ordering take out, or preparing processed convenience foods like frozen pizza or a box of macaroni and cheese? […]... Read More
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Shopping with a Grocery List Saves You Time and Money and Improves Your Health!

As I discussed last week, the best way to take control of your health is to get into the ktichen and cook. We all have busy schedules that can lead to excuses for not getting into the kitchen. If you have a busy schedule and desire to nourish yourself and your family with healthy, home-cooked foods then you […]... Read More
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Quit Stressing About Dinner; Create a Meal Plan!

It's four o'clock in the afternoon and you suddenly realize you haven't even thought about dinner. Instead of taking a deep breath and calmly heading to the kitchen to cook your pre-planned meal, you head to a restaurant, stop at the drive through or pick up the phone to call in take out. Sound familiar? We've all been […]... Read More
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Just Tell Me What to Eat!

When I started studying health and wellness years ago, I thought I would gain answers on so many of those controversial and contradictory issues that exist in nutrition. Are organic fruits and vegetables better than conventionally farmed fruits and vegetables? Should I eat food raw or cooked? Is dairy really good for you and if […]... Read More

How to Read Food Labels and Why That’s Important

Are you perplexed… Confused… Downright frustrated by what you see and read in today's food labels? Do you even read the label before you eat it? If you want to become more conscious of the foods you are eating and what's in them, watch this video to learn my three tips to follow when reading food labels. […]... Read More